The Startling Risks of Soft Drink Consumption (A Series) – Part 3: Artificial Sweeteners

Diet sodas contain Aspartame, commonly known as NutraSweet, Equal, or Spoonful. Aspartame is a potent neurotoxin and endocrine disrupter containing methyl or wood alcohol, which can affect fetal brain development. It has been the giant among artificial sweeteners for the twenty years it has been around. The common denominator for over 92 different health symptoms at the root of modern disease, Aspartame’s ugly and debilitating side effects include headaches, memory loss, slurred speech, convulsions and vision problems, just to name a few. Remember, the phosphoric or citric acid contained in diet sodas causes decalcification of enamel and white scars on the teeth. For more information, pick up a copy of the book “Sweet Poison”, by Dr. Janet Starr Hull, or visit www.sweetpoison.com. (To be continued)